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Kamya Punjabi Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 40 Years
Hometown: Mumbai
Husband: Shalabh Dang

Kamya Punjabi

Bio/Wiki
Other nameKamya Panjabi
ProfessionActor
Famous ForPlaying the negative characters in many Hindi TV serials like Banoo Main Teri Dulhann (2006) and Shakti-Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki (2016)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm, Hindi: Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000)
Kamya Punjabi in Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai
TV: Ssshhhh…Koi Hai (2001)
Ssshhhh...Koi Hai
Film, Telugu: Maa Aavida Meeda Vottu Mee Aavida Chala Manchidi (2003)
Maa Aavida Meeda Vottu Mee Aavida Chala Manchidi
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 August 1979 (Monday)
Age (as in 2019) 40 Years
BirthplaceMumbai
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai
HobbiesPartying, Travelling, and Reading Books
TattooOn her right shoulder
Kamya Punjabi's Tattoo
ControversyShe received a legal notice from a Mumbai court for releasing a short film ‘Hum Kuch Keh Naa Sakey’ in 2017. It was the last film of the Late TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee. Pratyusha’s boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh objected on the release of the film as the film was similar to the real-life of Pratyusha, and the film had a character named Rahul. The film was released on the first death anniversary of Pratyusha. [1]Hindustan Times
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Boyfriends• Bunty Negi (Businessman)
Kamya Punjabi with Her Ex-Husband Bunty Negi
Nimai Bali, Actor (Rumoured) [2]Spotboye
Nirmai Bali
Karan Patel, Actor [3]Spotboye
Kamya Punjabi and Karan Patel
Manveer Gurjar, Bigg Boss 10 Winner (Rumoured) [4]India Today
Kamya Punjabi and Manveer Gurjar
Shalabh Dang (Businessman)
Shalabh Dang with Kamya Punjabi
Marriage DateFirst Marriage: 2003
Second Marriage: 10 February 2020
Kamya Punjabi with her Husband Shalabh Dang
Family
Husband/Spouse• Bunty Negi, Businessman (2003-2009)
Shalabh Dang, Businessman (February 2020-Present)
ChildrenDaughter- Aara
Kamya Punjabi with Her Daughter
Step-Son- Ishan
Kamya Punjabi and Shalabh Dang with Kids
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Nanda Punjabi
Kamya Punjabi with Her Parents, Daughter, and Shalabh
SiblingsSister(s)- 2
• Sonia Punjabi (younger)
Kamya Punjabi with Sonia Punjabi
• Mala Punjabi (younger)
Kamya Punjabi with Her Sister Mala
Favourite Things
Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, and Will Ferrell
CuisineSindhi

Kamya Punjabi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kamya Punjabi

  • Does Kamya Punjabi drink alcohol?: Yes Kamya Punjabi in a Party
  • Kamya started her career as a model.

    Kamya Punjabi Posing for a Photoshoot

    Kamya Punjabi Posing for a Photoshoot

  • She appeared in many TV serials including Astitva…Ek Prem Kahani (2002), Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki (2005), Banoo Main Teri Dulhann (2006), and Beintehaa (2014).

    Kamya Punjabi in Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki

    Kamya Punjabi in Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki

  • She got very popular with her character of ‘Sindoora Pratap Singh’ in the Zee TV’s serial Banoo Main Teri Dulhann (2006). Soon, she became one of the most popular vamps of Hindi TV serials.

    Kamya Punjabi in Banoo Main Teri Dulhann

    Kamya Punjabi in Banoo Main Teri Dulhann

  • She was featured in a few music videos like ‘Mehndi Mehndi’ (1997) and ‘Kala Shah Kala’ by Anamika (2003).

  • In 2003, she got married to a businessman Bunty Negi. Soon, problems started arising in their married life, and in 2006, they filed for a divorce. Later, they decided to give their marriage a second chance and withdrew their divorce papers. In October 2009, the couple was blessed with a baby girl, Aara. But, after a few months, the misunderstanding between the couple restarted, and they finally got divorced in 2013.
  • Reportedly, the reason behind their divorce was Kamya’s extramarital affair with her co-star of ‘Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki’ (2005) Nimai Bali who is also the cousin brother of Sanjay Dutt.
  • In 2013, she participated in ‘Bigg Boss 7’ as a contestant. The title was won by Gauhar Khan.

    Kamya Punjabi in Bigg Boss

    Kamya Punjabi in Bigg Boss

  • She did small roles in Bollywood films like Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000, girl taunting Ameesha Patel on the cruise ship), Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (2002, a lady in the final wedding scene), and Koi Mil Gaya (2003, one of the inhabitants of the hill station).
  • In 2003, she acted in ‘Maa Aavida Meeda Vottu Mee Aavida Chala Manchidi,’ a Telugu film.

    Maa Aavida Meeda Vottu Mee Aavida Chala Manchidi-Telugu Film

    Maa Aavida Meeda Vottu Mee Aavida Chala Manchidi-Telugu Film

  • She participated in ‘Comedy Circus’ along with comedian Rajiv Thakur in 2008.

    Kamya Punjabi in Comedy Circus with Rajiv

    Kamya Punjabi in Comedy Circus with Rajiv

  • In 2014, Kamya met the TV actor Karan Patel, and soon, the rumours of their link-up started. As per the sources, they got separated because Karan was not loyal towards her, whereas, as per some other sources, Karan’s parents were not ready to accept a divorcee and a mother of a child as their daughter-in-law.

    Kamya Punjabi with Karan Patel

    Kamya Punjabi with Karan Patel

  • She again came into the limelight with her role of ‘Preeto Harak Singh’ in Colors TV serial ‘Shakti-Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki.’
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  • In 2019, she met a businessman Shalabh Dang. They became friends, and soon they fell in love with each other. In an interview, she shared her story,

I spoke to him over the phone first. I had wanted some medical advice. Some friend had given me his reference. Then, on Feb 1, he came to Bombay for some work and we had met then. It was not a personal meeting, it was work-related. Soon, we started talking. He took the initiative. It just happened gradually as we began talking. I really liked certain qualities of Shalabh. He’s been very caring and concerned for me. Obviously, we were friends in the beginning, but very soon, he proposed me for marriage.”

  • Kamya Punjabi got married to Shalabh Dang on 10 February 2020.
  • She has won many awards for her negative roles in the Hindi TV serials.

    Kamya Punjabi Posing with Her Award

    Kamya Punjabi Posing with Her Award

  • The late TV actor, Pratyusha Banerjee was one of her best friends.

    Kamya Punjabi and Pratyusha Banerjee

    Kamya Punjabi and Pratyusha Banerjee

  • She has participated in various seasons of the Indian celebrity cricket show ‘Box Cricket League.’

    Kamya Punjabi with Box Cricket League Team

    Kamya Punjabi with Box Cricket League Team

  • Her favourite accessory is a nose pin.

    Kamya Punjabi Wearing Nosepin

    Kamya Punjabi Wearing Nosepin

  • She has deep faith in Lord Ganesha.

    Kamya Punjabi with an Idol of Lord Ganesha

    Kamya Punjabi with an Idol of Lord Ganesha

  • She is good friends with the comedian Rajiv Thakur.

    Kamya Punjabi with Rajiv Thakur

    Kamya Punjabi with Rajiv Thakur

  • She is often spotted partying with Vikas Gupta.

    Kamya Punjabi with Vikas Gupta

    Kamya Punjabi with Vikas Gupta

  • Her co-contestant of Bigg Boss 7 (2013), Kushal Tandon, is her rakhi brother.

    Kamya Punjabi with Kushal Tandon

    Kamya Punjabi with Kushal Tandon

  • She loves animals and owns a pet dog.

    Kamya Punjabi with Her Pet Dog

    Kamya Punjabi with Her Pet Dog

  • She has appeared as a guest in various seasons of Bigg Boss.

    Kamya Punjabi in Bigg Boss 13

    Kamya Punjabi in Bigg Boss 13

  • She loves to spend time with the NGO kids.

    Kamya Punjabi with Kids of an NGO

    Kamya Punjabi with Kids of an NGO

  • She has walked the ramp for various fashion designers.

    Kamya Punjabi Walking the Ramp

    Kamya Punjabi Walking the Ramp

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